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Road work to close lanes, roads in Hagerstown

May 16, 2008

Work crews from the City of Hagerstown's Water Department are to begin installing new water service in the unit block of South Potomac Street on Monday at 7 a.m., weather permitting, according to a City of Hagerstown press release.

On-street parking will not be available on a portion of the west side of the street, and the western travel lane of the street will be closed to traffic. Traffic will be shifted to the eastern travel lane, which will remain open throughout the construction. Motorists approaching the work zone might encounter cones, barricades and other traffic control devices.

The work on Monday will be completed by about 4 p.m., according to the release.

No work on the water service will be performed Tuesday due to scheduled events at The Maryland Theatre, according to the release.

Work is expected to resume Wednesday at 7 a.m. At that time, the western travel lane again will be closed, and traffic will be shifted to the eastern travel lane. The city anticipates that work on the water service will be completed by Wednesday at 4 p.m., according to the release.

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Emergency vehicles will be able to pass through the work zone.

For information, call the City of Hagerstown's Water Department at 301-739-8577, ext. 690.

The Washington County Division of Public Works has announced that Volvo Way, formerly known as Mack Truck Road, and Precision Place will be closed to through traffic beginning Wednesday to accommodate work associated with the Maugans Avenue reconstruction project, according to a Washington County press release.

The roads will be closed for about a week, said Robert J. Slocum, acting deputy director of public works.

Volvo plant personnel and deliveries will need to use the U.S. 11/Pennsylvania Avenue access during this period, according to the release.

Maugans Avenue will remain open to through traffic, according to the release.

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